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The Maverick and His Machine: Thomas Watson, Sr. and the Making of IBM

By: Kevin Maney

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hoboken, NJ, John Wiley & Sons: 2003

Seller ID: 037679

Condition: Very Good +


First look at one of America's legendary business leaders. Paperback. xxv, 518pp. Pictorial cover. No writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Gathering Up the Threads: a Study in Family Biography

By: Keynes, Florence Ada

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Cambridge, W. Heffer & Sons Ltd.: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047025

Condition: Very Good Condition


Rubbed covers, name in ink inside front cover. Family history includes references to Wilberforce and abolition of slavery. The author is the mother of John Maynard Keynes. Size: 8vo. 123 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Twelve Fifty-Four Hunt Street

By: King, Macie Hyatt Davis

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Greenwood, Attic Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045504

ISBN: 0879210877

Condition: Very Good Condition


Paperback. Memoirs of a Presbyterian minister & his family in Newberry County, SC, by his wife. Size: 8vo. 158 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 4. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. ISBN/EAN: 9780879210878. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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The Sound Of Drums: Selected Writings of Spencer B. King from His Civil War Centennial Columns... in the Macon (Georgia) Telegraph-News, Etc.

By: King, Spencer B.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Macon, Mercer University Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048069

ISBN: 0865541078

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: Large 8vo 9" - 10". 543 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 4. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Essays & Literary Criticism. ISBN/EAN: 9780865541078. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Edmund Burke: A Genius Reconsidered

By: Kirk, Russell

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Peru, IL, Sherwood, Sugden and Co: 1988

Edition: First Printing of Revised Editio

Seller ID: 027472

ISBN: 089385039X

Condition: Fine


Paperback. No writing in the book. 255pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Brothers Van Eyck

By: Konody, P. G.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, George Bell & Sons: 1907

Edition: First Ediition

Seller ID: 004266

Condition: Very Good +


Part of the series called "Bell's Miniature Series of Painters." Small Book. View more info

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A Discourse: On The Death Of Zachary Taylor, Etc. , Delivered In The Rutgers' Street Church, 7/14/1850

By: Krebs, John M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, John Westall: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048075

Condition: Good Condition


Disbound pamphlet, no wrappers. Foxed, pages wrinkled, number in ink top of title page. Size: 8vo. 27 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Kyra (Signed)

By: Kyra Petrovskaya

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall, Inc: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 015169

Condition: Very Good +


Signed by the author on front free end paper. Dust jacket not price clipped. Illustrated. 344pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Woodswoman: A Young ecologist's life in the log cabin she built herself in the Adirondack wilderness (Signed)

By: LaBastille, Anne

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1978

Edition: 14th Printing

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 027184

ISBN: 0525485651

Condition: Very Good +


Paperback. Author's signature on half title page. There is no other writing in the book. vi, 277pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Nazimova: A Biography

By: Lambert, Gavin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1997-04-07

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018321

ISBN: 0679407219

Condition: Near Fine


Advanced review copy. This book would make a great gift. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Or I'll Dress You in Mourning (Signed First Edition)

By: Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by both authors

Seller ID: 030400

Condition: Very Good


The history of the famous matador, Manuel Benitez (El Cordobes). Black and white photos (including his near-fatal goring by Impulsive). Black cloth with orange and gold lettering on spine. Illustrated. Both authors' signatures on title page. There is no other writing in the book. 349pp. Illustrated end-papers. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Papers Of Henry Laurens. Volume 1: Sept. 11, 1746 - Oct. 31, 1755 (Ed. by Philip M. Harmer, George C. Rogers, Jr. & Maude E. Lyles)

By: Laurens, Henry

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Columbia, South Carolina Historical Society: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045517

ISBN: 0872491285

Condition: Very Good Condition


Ex library with stamped accession number & penciled cataloging information. Signed by Rogers. Size: 8vo. 467 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780872491281. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Image for The Papers Of Henry Laurens (Vol. 3: Jan. 1, 1759-Aug. 31, 1763) Ed. by Philip M. Hamer Et Al.

The Papers Of Henry Laurens (Vol. 3: Jan. 1, 1759-Aug. 31, 1763) Ed. by Philip M. Hamer Et Al.

By: Laurens, Henry [1724 - 1792]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Columbia, University of South Carolina Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051380

ISBN: 0872492281

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. xxvi + 599. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780872492288. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Image for The Papers Of Henry Laurens (Vol. 6: Aug. 1, 1768-Jul. 31, 1769) Ed. by George C. Rogers, Jr. Et Al.

The Papers Of Henry Laurens (Vol. 6: Aug. 1, 1768-Jul. 31, 1769) Ed. by George C. Rogers, Jr. Et Al.

By: Laurens, Henry [1724 - 1792]

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Columbia, University of South Carolina Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051383

ISBN: 0872493563

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket slightly rubbed. Size: 8vo. xxv + 660. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780872493568. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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The Papers Of Henry Laurens (Vol. 7: Aug. 1, 1769-Oct. 9, 1771) Ed. by George C. Rogers, Jr. Et Al.

By: Laurens, Henry [1724 - 1792]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Columbia, University of South Carolina Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051384

ISBN: 0872493725

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket lightly rubbed. Size: 8vo. xxviii + 653. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780872493728. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Image for The Papers Of Henry Laurens (Vol. 8: Oct. 10, 1771-Apr. 19, 1773) Ed. by George C. Rogers, Jr. Et Al.

The Papers Of Henry Laurens (Vol. 8: Oct. 10, 1771-Apr. 19, 1773) Ed. by George C. Rogers, Jr. Et Al.

By: Laurens, Henry [1724 - 1792]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Columbia, University of South Carolina Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051385

ISBN: 0872493857

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket little rubbed. Size: 8vo. xxiii + 782. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780872493858. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Bartolome Fernandez (September 2nd, 1767) Pioneer Shepherd on the Hills---in New Mexico

By: Lee, Floyd W.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Newcomen Society of North America: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057513

Condition: Good Condition


A little edge soiling, staples rusted. The Newcomen Society of North America was chartered in 1961, following the earlier establishment in 1923 of the Newcomen Society in England. The focus is on "material history, as distinguished from political history". This includes education, business, banking, railroads, utilities, insurance, & other enterprises contributing to the progress of society. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 40 pages. Illustrator: Woodcuts. Qua... View more info

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Writings Of Hugh Swinton Legare, Late Attorney General and Acting Secretary of State of the US, Etc. (Vol. 2 Only of 2)

By: Legare, Mary S. (Ed. )

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Charleston, Burges & James: 1845

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050720

Condition: Good Condition


(Vol. 2 only of 2) 1/4 leather, quite scuffed, edge wear. Pages moderately foxed throughout. Size: 8vo. 598 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Meet Julius Abernethy: Trader and Philanthropist

By: Legette Blythe

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charlotte, William Loftin: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019936

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth protected by original dust jacket. Illustrated with numerous black and white photographs. No writing or markings in the book. Pages are clean and crisp. Light foxing to book edges. Dust jacket is toned/edgeworn with some chipping at top edge of spine/back board. Now protected by clear mylar and looks really sharp. A nice, tight copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Meet Julius Abernethy: Trader and Philanthropist (Signed First Edition)

By: LeGette Blythe

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Charlotte, William Loftin: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author and subject

Seller ID: 026287

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth with black spine label. Gold lettering. Mylar cover. Signed by Abernethy and author (Blythe) on front free end-paper. No other writing in the book. Frontispiece portrait. xxxx, 242pp, index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

William Henry Belk: Merchant of the South

By: LeGette Blythe

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, The University of North Carolina Press: 1958

Edition: Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 029155

Condition: Very Good +


Inscribed by one of Belk's sons (Irwin Belk) on front free end paper. Green cloth with gold lettering on spine. Portrait frontispiece. Illustrated. Dust jacket is not price clipped. xvi, 269pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Bertrand Barere: A Reluctant Terrorist (First Edition)

By: Leo Gershoy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028704

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth with gold lettering and design on spine. No writing in the book. Illustrated. xi, 459pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Joseph Conrad: Giant in Exile

By: Leo Gurko

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1962

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 018010

Condition: Very Good


No writing in the book - not even an owners name. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Biography of Dr. A. U. Boone, Thirty-two Years Pastor of the First Baptist Church Memphis, Tennessee (First Edition)

By: Leslie Shackelford Howell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Shawnee, OK, Oklahoma Baptist University Press: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042512

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Green cloth. Portrait frontispiece. Illustrated. 232pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Bax: A Composer and His Times

By: Lewis Foreman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scolar Press: 1983-01-01

Seller ID: 027605

ISBN: 0859676439

Condition: Very Good


Very good hardcover in very good pictorial dust jacket. Several pages have bent corners and the jacket has a 1cm closed tear at the top of the spine. Spine is sunned. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Elizabeth Fry

By: Lewis, Georgina King

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Headley Brothers: 1912

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 050169

Condition: Very Good Condition


Little rubbed binding, gift inscription in ink on fly leaf. Size: Small 8vo 7?" - 8". 176 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Image for The Poet and the Dream Girl: The Love Letters of Lilian Steichen and Carl Sandburg (SIGNED)

The Poet and the Dream Girl: The Love Letters of Lilian Steichen and Carl Sandburg (SIGNED)

By: Lilian Steichen; Carl Sandburg; Editor-Margaret Sandburg

Price: $14.99

Publisher: Urbana and Chicago, University of Illinois Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition,

Inscription: Inscribed by editor

Seller ID: 014578

ISBN: 0252013867

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed on half-title to previous owner from editor Margaret Sandburg. Previous owner's inscription on endsheet. No other writing in the book - clean white pages. Light foxing on book edges. Dust jacket shows modest edgewear with a few small closed tears on back cover. Now protected with clear mylar cover and looks nice. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Image for Lincoln: Speeches and Writings : 1859-1865 (Library of America) First Printing

Lincoln: Speeches and Writings : 1859-1865 (Library of America) First Printing

By: Lincoln, Abraham

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Library of America: 1989

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 039413

ISBN: 0940450631

Condition: Near Fine


Abraham Lincoln was the greatest writer of the Civil War as well as its greatest political leader. His clear, beautiful, and at times uncompromisingly severe language forever shaped the nation's understanding of its most terrible conflict. This volume, along with its companion, Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writings 18321858, comprises the most comprehensive selection ever published. Over 550 speeches, messages, proclamations, letters, and other writingsincluding the I... View more info

Aunt Arie (A Foxfire Portrait) FIRST EDITION

By: Linda Garland Page [Editor]; Eliot Wigginton [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023300

ISBN: 0525932917

Condition: Fine


Paperback, pictorial cover, illustrated, no writing in the book, xxxvii, 217pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Great Buccaneer

By: Lindsay, Philip

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Wilfred Funk: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004088

Condition: Very Good +


A book about Sir Henry Morgan, buccaneer and Lieutenant Governor of Jamaica. No writing. Jacket is not price clipped. View more info

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John Wesley a Portrait

By: Lipsky, Abram

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047050

Condition: Very Good Condition


Binding rubbed, light fraying top & bottom of back strip. Name & address stamped inside front cover, name & address in ink top of fly leaf. Size: 8vo. 315 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Eugene Allen Smith: Alabama's Great Geologist

By: Lloyd, Stewart J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Newcomen Society of North America: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057517

Condition: Good Condition


A little soiling, back wrapper streaked, staples rusted. The Newcomen Society of North America was chartered in 1961, following the earlier establishment in 1923 of the Newcomen Society in England. The focus is on "material history, as distinguished from political history". This includes education, business, banking, railroads, utilities, insurance, & other enterprises contributing to the progress of society. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 24 pages. Illustra... View more info

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Princetonians 1791-1794 a Biographical Dictionary

By: Looney, J. Jefferson & Ruth L. Woodward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051666

ISBN: 0691047723

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket slightly rubbed. Size: Large 8vo 9" - 10". lxiii + 577. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 3. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780691047720. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Things I Can Tell (First Edition)

By: Lord Rossmore

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Eveleigh Nash: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036985

Condition: Very Good


Rossmore was a friend of King Edward and has several good stories to tell about the late monarch. Abounds in amusing anecdotes. Many prominent people are the subjects of the book including the Duke and Duchess of Connaught. Royal cloth with gold gilt lettering and design. Top edges gilt. Frontispiece with tissue guard. xiii, 270pp., ads. Illustrated. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Queen and the U.S.A. (First Edition)

By: Lord Watson of Richmond CBE; H. Edward Mann

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Manakin-Sabot, VA, Dementi Milestone: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033314

ISBN: 098383489X

Condition: Near Fine


During 2012 Queen Elizabeth II will celebrate the 60th anniversary of her role as Queen of England. The American and British people have shared a special relationship between our two countries. This book intends to celebrate our relationship, and honor Queen Elizabeth II for her role and contribution to a friendship recognized throughout the world. Blue publisher's cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Illustrated. Solid copy. 110pp. Full refund if not... View more info

Giacometti: A Biography (First British Edition)

By: Lord, James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London and Boston, Faber and Faber: 1986

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 026198

ISBN: 0571146015

Condition: Very Good +


Paperback, no writing in the book, illustrated with photos, xiii, 575pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

It Gave Everybody Something to Do (First Edition)

By: Louise Thoresen; E. M. Nathanson

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, M. Evans & Company: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030372

ISBN: 0871311194

Condition: Very Good


This is the record of the tense, erratic, disturbing ten years that Louise Thoresen spent with husband, William - until she shot him to death in June, 1970. Two toned cloth with gold lettering on spine. Mylar cover. Illustrated. 346pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Th right Joyous and Pleasant History of the Feats, Gests, and Prowesses of the Chevalier Bayard, the Good Knight without Fear and without Reproach (First English Editon)

By: Loyal Servant

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1825

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 033727

Condition: Very Good


Translated by Sara Coleridge. Volume 1 of 2. Laid in signature of Florence Bayard Hilles (feminist). She was a descendant of Chevalier Bayard. Full leather with dual leather spine labels (mostly gone). Rear hinge starting. xv, 294pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Schroon Lake (First Edition)

By: Lueza Thirkield Gelb

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Pulpit Harbor Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032946

ISBN: 0977880028

Condition: Near Fine


2006 Winner Best Memoir (The Adirondack Center Writing). Paperback. Foldover paper covers. Illustrated cover. No writing in the book. 363pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Daughter of the Queen of Sheba: A Memoir (Signed First Edition)

By: Lyden, Jacki

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 030922

ISBN: 0395765315

Condition: Fine


Biography of a senior correspondent for National Public Radio and a regualr substitute host for NPR's "Weekend Edition" and "All Things Considered" Two toned cloth with gold spine lettering. Author's signature on title page. There is no other writing in the book. viii, 257pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Biographical Sketch of Chalres S. Hinchman (Signed First Edition)

By: Lydia S. Hinchman

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029992

Condition: Good


Half leather with boards. Spine entirely removed. Author's gift inscription on front free end paper. Reads: "For Dr. Walter T. Ammon because of his interest in Minnesota. From Lydia S. Hinchman, December 22, 1930" Photo illustrations with printed tissue guards. Folding chart. 109pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Phillips Brooks

By: M. A. DeWolfe Howe

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Boston, Small, Maynard & Company: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by author

Seller ID: 012908

Condition: Very Good +


Inscribed by author to Mr. Ford, July 1899. Part of The Beacon Biographies of Eminent Americans series. Miniature volume with grey cloth covers and gilt lettering on spine. Minor shelf-wear to corners and edges, faint stain on front cover. Spine faded with closed tear on hinge. Decorative pastedowns, gilt head edge, deckled fore and tail edges. Front hinge loose. Text clean, no writing. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Home Letters of General Sherman (First Edition)

By: M. A. DeWolfe Howe, Editor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037312

Condition: Very Good


Dark navy cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Personal library bookplate inside front cover. Previous owner's name and gift inscription written on front free end-paper. Portrait frontispiece with tissue guard. Front inner hinge starting. 412pp., index. Top edges gilt. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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I Married a Redhead

By: M. M. Musselman

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1949

Edition: Second printing

Seller ID: 014520

Condition: Near Fine


No writing in the book - not even an owner's name. Clean, crisp pages. Book slightly cocked. Dust jacket is price clipped and shows minor edgewear/soiling. Now protected by mylar. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Image for Henry Willard and the Northern Pacific

Henry Willard and the Northern Pacific

By: Macfarlane, Robert S.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Newcomen Society of North America: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057522

Condition: Good Condition


Edges a little soiled, staples rusted. The Newcomen Society of North America was chartered in 1961, following the earlier establishment in 1923 of the Newcomen Society in England. The focus is on "material history, as distinguished from political history". This includes education, business, banking, railroads, utilities, insurance, & other enterprises contributing to the progress of society. Second impression of the First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book siz... View more info

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The Significance Of Sephen Collins Foster

By: MacGowan, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Privately Printed: 1932

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 052691

Condition: Very Good Condition


2000 copies printed on fine paper, complete with slip case. This was reprinted from The Pittsburgh Record. A tiny snag in the back hinge, possibly a binding error, in a rubbed slip case. Size: 8vo. 25 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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A Gentleman Of Much Promise: the Diary of Isaac Mickle 1837 - 1845 (2 Vols)

By: Mackey, Philip English (Ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048103

ISBN: 0812277228

Condition: Very Good Condition


(2 vols. ) boxed set. Too large for Priority envelopes. Size: 8vo. 531 pages. 2-volume set (complete). Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 4. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780812277227. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Tissington Tatlow [1876 - 1957]

By: Mackie, Robert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, SCM: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057697

Condition: Good Condition


Wrappers a little rubbed. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 8 pages. Illustrator: Frontispiece portrait photo.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Not Without My Daughter

By: Mahmoody, Betty; Hoffer, William

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, St Martins Press: 1987

Seller ID: 033127

ISBN: 0312010737

Condition: Near Fine


'You are here for the rest of your life. Do you understand? You are not leaving Iran. You are here until you die.' Betty Mahmoody and her husband, Dr Sayyed Bozorg Mahmoody ('Moody'), came to Iran from the USA to meet Moody's family. With them was their four-year-old daughter, Mahtob. Appalled by the squalor of their living conditions, horrified by what she saw of a country where women are merely chattels and Westerners are despised, Betty soon became desperate to return... View more info

Autobiography of Malcolm X (Signed)

By: Malcolm X and Alex Haley

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 1965

Edition: Tenth Printing

Seller ID: 037942

Condition: Fine


Signed by the Alex Haley, the co-author on bookplate on front free end paper. Receipt laid in which reads, "1 of 32 copies still owned by the author at his death. Purchased from the estate of Alex Haley." Dated October 1, 1992. Black cloth with gold spine lettering. xiv, 455pp., index. Mylar cover. Dust jacket is not price clipped. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info